More Than 400 South Florida Legal, Business And Community Leaders To Attend 20th Anniversary Cocktail Reception On Thursday For Meland Budwick, P. A. Law Firm In Downtown Miami

Eric Ostroff | April 16, 2013

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MIAMI – April 16, 2013 – More than 400 guests, including judges, attorneys, and other local business and community leaders, are expected to attend this week’s 20th anniversary celebration of the Florida law firm Meland Budwick, P. A., in downtown Miami. The invitation-only cocktail reception takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the outdoors plaza at Southeast Financial Center, 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, 33131. Tours of the firm’s new 14,000 square-foot offices on the 32nd floor at the Southeast Financial Center building will be provided.

“We are excited to join our colleagues, friends and family members in celebrating our firm’s first 20 years in business and thank them for their support, which has enabled our success as a leading go-to law firm for real estate, corporate bankruptcy, receivership, financial fraud, and general commercial litigation matters,” said co-founder Mark S. Meland, a noted real estate, corporate, receivership and transactional attorney. “We are proud to have built a premier law firm in a highly competitive, challenging marketplace and remained successful throughout all types of economic cycles, which is a testament to the quality of our legal counsel and the deep relationships we have forged with our clients and community.”

Meland co-founded the firm in 1993 with Peter D. Russin, one of Florida’s top corporate bankruptcy and reorganization attorneys. Name partner Michael S. Budwick, known for his experience in Chapter 11 reorganizations and high-profile financial frauds and ponzi schemes litigation, joined the firm in 2003.

Added Russin: “During the past 20 years, Meland Budwick, P. A., has kept a close pulse on Miami’s evolution, including all of its growth spurts and growing pains. We’ve had the privilege of being closely involved in many of the region’s most highly impactful, high-profile legal matters. Looking ahead on the next 20 years, we expect an even brighter future as the region continues to grow and solidify its positioning as a global business hub. As a nimble, forward-thinking law firm, we look forward to continuing to meet the region’s growing demands for high-quality legal counsel.”

About Meland Budwick, P. A.,

Meland Budwick, P. A., is a Miami-based law firm that provides real estate and developer representation, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, receiverships, financial frauds and ponzi schemes litigation, and complex commercial litigation services to a broad array of corporate, fiduciary and individual clients. The firm was co-founded in 1993 by entrepreneurial, business-minded attorneys with a vision to create a results-focused, diverse firm that provides high-quality legal counsel along with a personalized, client-centric approach. As part of the firm’s culture of community service, its attorneys are actively involved at high levels with the local bar associations and serve on the boards of numerous community organizations. Its attorneys are recognized by Chambers and Partners and rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. For more information, visit